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Applicants needed for Adams County Fair Queen

The annual Adams County Junior Fair Queen Contest is a highlight of the Adams County Fair each July. This year's queen will be crowned on Sunday, July 9, during the Fair's opening ceremony in front of the Grandstand at approximately 5 p.m. Any female age 16-18 years of age as of Jan. 1 who is an active member of one or more of the county's Junior Fair organizations, including 4-H, FFA, FCCLA, SkillsUSA, and Scouts, may apply to compete for queen and her court.

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Former Manchester police deputy faces Grand Jury Indictments

A Grand Jury in Adams County has handed down an indictment of five counts against former Manchester Police officer Joshua Hayes. Hayes and former Manchester Chief Jeff Bowling were involved in a long-going dispute over Hayes' employment while Hayes had filed a civil suit against the Village of Manchester, Chief Bowling, and the Manchester mayor.

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Artectis hosts grand opening

Local officials were among the nearly 100 people on hand on Saturday, March 24 for the grand opening of a new high-tech business in Manchester. The Adams County Board of Commissioners expressed their support for the new company created by local entrepreneurs C.L. “Skip”Wagner and Zane Mingee.

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GE-Peebles Test Operation joins the campaign about Distracted Driving

Members of the Adams County Safe Communities Coalition meet at GE-Peebles Test Operation to bring attention to the increasing distracted driving issue. Text messaging is of heightened concern because it combines three types of distraction – visual, manual and cognitive.

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GE-Peebles Test Operation joins the campaign about Distracted Driving

Members of the Adams County Safe Communities Coalition meet at GE-Peebles Test Operation to bring attention to the increasing distracted driving issue. Text messaging is of heightened concern because it combines three types of distraction – visual, manual and cognitive.

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4-Ha Sawards 11 local scholarships

Eleven youth have been named as recipients of scholarships through the annual Adams County 4-H Scholarship Program. They were selected for the scholarships by a subcommittee of the Adams County 4-H Advisory Committee as a result of interviews conducted on March 9. Scholarship criteria include an application and interview.

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CTC students help with storm clean-up

Students from the Farm Business, Ag Mechanics and Carpentry programs at the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center recently partnered to help a local farmer clean up damage caused by the destructive March 1 storm that swept through Adams County. Students arrived Monday, Mar. 6 at the Louiso farm on Unity Road near West Union where straight line winds had destroyed a large barn and created an extensive debris field.

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Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams

By a recent vote of the conference head coaches, the Southern Hills Athletic Conference has named its 2016-17 Girls and Boys All-Conference Teams. The four Adams County schools were again well represented, with four players being honored on the girls squad and six on the boys.

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Winchester Police Department continues assault on drug traffic

With the arrest of four suspects last week, Chief David Benjamin and his force at the Winchester Police Department continued their efforts at fighting the drug traficking in Adams County. On Tuesday, March 7, Lieutentat Rich Shofstall was called to investigate a suspicious male who had dropped a package that appeared to be crystal meth inside the Winchester 1st Stop.

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Winchester Police Department continues assault on drug traffic

With the arrest of four suspects last week, Chief David Benjamin and his force at the Winchester Police Department continued their efforts at fighting the drug traficking in Adams County. On Tuesday, March 7, Lieutentat Rich Shofstall was called to investigate a suspicious male who had dropped a package that appeared to be crystal meth inside the Winchester 1st Stop.

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